High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said on Monday she expected strong backing from European foreign ministers for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and G5+1 that the US President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that Ottawa may cancel a major arms deal with the United States following Washington’s imposition of heavy duties on Canadian aircraft exports to the US.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has sided with her EU counterparts urging US President Donald Trump not to abandon the historic Iranian nuclear deal, as it is “vitally important for regional security”.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday Iran will give a response fitting any stance adopted by US President Donald Trump on the landmark nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago.
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that Iran has been providing the UN nuclear watchdog with all the necessary access it requires to monitor Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the inspection process is going on smoothly.
The ambassadors to Washington from Britain, France, Germany and the European Union all strongly backed the international nuclear agreement with Iran, as long as Tehran continues to comply with the pact.
President Hassan Rouhani warned that the United States’ potential withdrawal from the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran would constitute a clear non-performance of contractual obligations by Washington.